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A Political Theory of Industrial Protest

Emmanuel Teitelbaum

in Mobilizing Restraint: Democracy and Industrial Conflict in Post-Reform South Asia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449949
eISBN:
9780801463358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449949.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter presents a new theory of union behavior that helps to explain the motivations of union leaders in restraining worker protest. It argues that democracy influences industrial relations in ... More


Struggles at the plant

Mihai Varga

in Worker protests in post-communist Romania and Ukraine: Striking with tied hands

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091124
eISBN:
9781781707777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091124.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Chapter 4 presents conflict episodes in Romania and Ukraine centred on problems of un-timely or low pay, layoffs, and work overload. In all the cases under study such issues led to worker protests. I ... More


From Precarity to Contestation

Saori Shibata

in Contesting Precarity in Japan: The Rise of Nonregular Workers and the New Policy Dissensus

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749926
eISBN:
9781501749957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749926.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter highlights the key trends in Japan's labor movement as they have developed in the form of social conflict and protest, drawing on an original data set of protest events in Japan. The ... More


Contesting Precarity in Japan: The Rise of Nonregular Workers and the New Policy Dissensus

Saori Shibata

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749926
eISBN:
9781501749957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749926.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book details the new forms of workers' protest and opposition that have developed as Japan's economy has transformed over the past three decades and highlights their impact upon the country's ... More


Introduction

Saori Shibata

in Contesting Precarity in Japan: The Rise of Nonregular Workers and the New Policy Dissensus

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749926
eISBN:
9781501749957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749926.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the rise of a nonregular workforce in Japan. Around the middle of the first decade of the 2000s, nonregular workers were identified as a key group ... More


Building Castles in China

David Chappell

in The Kanak Awakening: The Rise of Nationalism in New Caledonia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838188
eISBN:
9780824870881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838188.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the intellectual influences on the small cohort of Caledonian and Kanak students who attended universities in France and experienced the May 1968 student–worker uprising. It ... More


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